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- ↑ Entered by Norman Perry, Jul 29, 2011
Excerpt from : http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia/entries/O/OK049.html OKLAHOMA FOLKLIFE SOCIETIES.........The president, the secretary, and the advisory council accomplished most of the work for organizing the presentations. He specifically gave credit to Della I. Young and Ethel Perry Moore, both of whom served as secretary. Moore, along with her husband, Chauncey O. Moore, collected ballads and folksongs in Oklahoma..... The Chronicles of Oklahoma 30 (Spring 1952). Ethel Moore and Chauncey O. Moore, Ballads and Folk Songs of the Southwest (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964). Guy Logsdon © Oklahoma Historical Society
Excerpt from the Ballads and Folksongs of the Southwest , page 200: The dramatist Lynn Riggs, in choosing the title for his play Green Grow the Lilacs, has helped to keep this already popular song before the public eye. Later, this play became the basis for the Broadway hit musical, Oklahoma!, by Rodgers and Hammerstein. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/broadway/shows/oklahoma/
Green Grow the Lilacs, sung by Neal Nixon of Bristow, Oklahoma, Page 201, Ballads and Folksongs of the Southwest, By Ethel and Chauncey O. Moore, University of Oklahoma Press, copyright 1964.
C. O. Moore Household (1930 U.S. Census, Prague city, Lincoln county, Oklahoma, population schedule, Ward 3, Enumeration District 33, Supervisor District 10, Sheet no. 11-B, Dwelling 270, Family 271) National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publication number T626, NARA Roll number 1911. Occupation listed as "teacher" in the Prague public schools, age 27.
Chauncey O. Moore household (1940 U.S. Census, Tulsa, Tulsa county, Oklahoma, population schedule, enumeration district 79-12, sheet number 63A, family number 417, line number 15, NARA publication number T627, NARA Roll number 3348. Occupation listed as "teacher, public schools".
Death Certificate, State Dept. of Health, State of Oklahoma, State File Number #17839, Date of Death September 29, 1975. Place of Death: Bristow, Creek county, Oklahoma. Cause of Death: Bronchial Pneumonia. Father: John Lawrence Perry, Mother: Jennie Mae Clapp. Place of Birth: Texas. Informant: Mrs. Julia E. Hawkins (sister).
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